Kaye ...



The entries for people & families with the surname Kaye are gathered together in this SideTrack.

This Page does not include people with other forms of the surname.

The individuals listed are not necessarily related to each other.


Kaye, Mr
[18??-1???] Quarry owner and stone merchant and partner in Hartley, Kaye & Company and Bentley & Kaye

Kaye, Abraham
[1882-1917] Son of John Kay.

Born in Todmorden.

He was a weaver [1908].

On 13th June 1908, he married Lily Crowther [1883-1971] at St Paul's Church, Cross Stone.


Lily was born in Todmorden
 

Children:

  1. Edward [b 1913]
  2. Jack [b 1917]

The children were born in Todmorden.

The family lived at 3 Oak Hill, Todmorden [with Abraham's widowed father 1911].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment.

He died of wounds [16th March 1917].

He was buried at Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension, France [Grave Ref M 11].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Kaye, Alfred
[1870-1941] Born in Elland.

He was a green grocer [1888] / a fruiterer in Elland Lane.

In [Q4] 1888, he married Susannah Crossley [1868-1939] in Halifax.


Susannah was born in Elland
 

Children:

  1. Eliza [b 1889]
  2. Jane [1881-1892]
  3. Ellie [b 1893]
  4. Edward Crossley
  5. Norman [b 1897]
  6. Hilda [b 1900]
  7. Orlando [b 1903]

The children were born in Elland.

The family lived at

  • 74 Westgate, Elland [1891]
  • 19 Oak Street, Elland [1901]
  • 6 Elland Lane, Elland [1911]

Susannah & Alfred retired to Blackpool in the 1930s where they both died

Kaye, Benjamin
[1833-1914] Son of Robert Kaye.

Born in Stainland.

He was a slubber of Elland [1864] / a woollen manufacturer [1871, 1881] / a woollen manufacturer (employer) [1891] / a manufacturer [1890] / a woollen manufacturer [1901] / a woollen manufacturer at South Lane Mills, Elland [1905] / a woollen manufacturer [1910, 1911] / a director of Robert Kaye & Sons.

In 1864, he married Susannah Peel [1836-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Susannah, of Southowram, was the daughter of David Peel, slubber
 

Children:

  1. Sarah [b 1865] who was a woollen weaver [1881] and married John Brook
  2. Mary Hannah [b 1867]
  3. Rebecca A [b 1869]
  4. Denison [b 1872] who was a woollen piecer [1891]

The family lived at

  • James Street, Elland [1871]
  • Langdale Street, Elland with Greetland [1881]
  • 49 Langdale Street, Elland [1891]
  • 52 Langdale Street, Elland [1901, 1911, 1914]

Benjamin died 10th September 1914

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £14,172. Probate was granted to his widow Susannah, daughter Mary Hannah, Fred Dennison Oates (secretary of a limited company), James Uriah Kaye, and William Kaye (woollen manufacturer) 

See Uriah Kaye

Kaye, Charles William
[1875-19??] Son of William Kaye.

Born in Elland.

He was assistant overseer for Elland-cum-Greetland [1901] / company house keeper [1911].

In [Q3] 1898, he married Mary Florence Thorton [1875-19??] in Halifax.


Mary Florence was born in Elland
 

Children:

  1. child who died young [before 1911]
  2. child who died young [before 1911]
  3. Edward Thornton (Kaye) [b 1905]

They lived at

  • Albion House, Albion Street, Elland [1901]
  • 9 Queens Square, Blackpool [1911]

Kaye, Constable
[1???-18??] Halifax police constable [1858].

See Joseph Wilkinson

Kaye, Edward Crossley
[1895-1917] Son of Alfred Kaye.

Born in Elland.

He was a member of the Sunday School of Temperance Methodist Church, Elland / a brick worker [1911].

During World War I, he enlisted [August 1916], and served as a Private with the 1st/4th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He was injured by poison gas and died in No.16 General Hospital, Le Treport, France [29th July 1917].

His mother had been sent for, and arrived just before he died.

He was buried at Mont Huon Military Cemetery, France, and his mother was present at the interment.

He is remembered on Elland War Memorial, and on the Memorial at St Paul's & Temperance Street Churches, Elland

Kaye, George
[1890-1948] Son of William Kaye.

Recorded in 1918, when he was at Siddal Top Farm, Southowram

Kaye, Harry Stansfield
[1892-1982] Born in Halifax [9th October 1892].

A director of Robert Kaye & Sons.

In August 1946, he was fined £28 when the company supplied 36,839 lb of yarn to the Astralan Spinning Company of Bradford without surrendering the 146,356 coupons required by post-War rationing regulations.

On 26th January 1919, he married Winifred Milling at Elland Parish Church.

They lived in Rochdale [1946]

Kaye, Henry
[1???-1???] Police Constable in Castle Street, Stansfield [1857]

Kaye, Henry
[1858-1902] Landlord of the Sun, Rastrick [1902]. He played cricket for Yorkshire.

He married Eliza. After his death, Eliza took over at the pub

Kaye, Irvine
[1892-1918] Son of William Kaye.

Born in Salterhebble.

He was a mill hand / employed by Webster's in Halifax.

During World War I, he enlisted [April 1916], and served as a Private / Signaller with the 18th Battalion Durham Light Infantry.

He went to France [August 1916].

He was killed in action, hit by shrapnel as he was carrying telephone wire to a forward position [19th July 1918] (aged 26).

His photograph appears with reports of his death in the Halifax Courier [3rd August & 10th August 1918].

He is remembered on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 8 & 9], and on Elland War Memorial

Kaye, James
[17??-18??] Recorded in 1822-1825, when he was at Gauxholme Cotton Mill

Kaye, James Edward
[1894-1917] Son of Jonas Kaye.

Born in Halifax.

He was a reacher in a woollen mill.

During World War I, he served as a Corporal with the 10th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died of wounds [9th June 1917].

He was buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref XV H 5]

Kaye, James Uriah
[1875-1972] Son of Uriah Kaye.

Born in Elland.

He was a woollen piecer [1891] / a woollen manufacturer [1910, 1914] / a director of Robert Kaye & Sons [1946].

In August 1946, he was fined £28 when the company supplied 36,839 lb of yarn to the Astralan Spinning Company of Bradford without surrendering the 146,356 coupons required by post-War rationing regulations.

See Benjamin Kaye

Kaye, Joe
[1844-1912] Son of Robert Kaye.

He was a woollen manufacturer [1881] / a woollen manufacturer (employer) [1901, 1912] / a director of Robert Kaye & Sons.

In 1868, he married (1) Susannah Bottomley Wise [1846-1894] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Henry [b 1870] who was a woollen spinner [1912]
  2. Horace [b 1875] who was a woollen spinner [1901], a cotton doubling manager [1912]
  3. Lucy [b 1878]
  4. Amy [b 1880] who was a dress maker [1901]
  5. Florence [b 1882]
  6. Robert [1885-1959]
  7. Sarah Ann [b 1887]

Susannah died in 1894.

On 11th February 1897, he married Elizabeth Ellen Briggs at Halifax Parish Church.


Elizabeth Ellen was the daughter of John Briggs
 

Children:

  1. John [1898-1970]
  2. Joe [b 1899]
  3. Annie [b 1902]

The family lived at

  • New Street, Elland [1881]
  • Ainley Cottage [1901, 1912]

Joe died 13th August 1912.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £7,571 10/7d.

Probate was granted to his widow Elizabeth Ellen, sons Henry & Horace, and Henry Hooson (retired woollen spinner).

See Joe Kaye (Ripponden) Limited

Kaye, John
[16??-16??] Or Kay. Pastor of Rastrick [1652-1655] and Vicar of Rastrick [1662]. In 1662, he was ejected

Kaye, John William
[1888-1915] Illegitimate son of Hannah Edmondson William Henry Kaye.

Like his 9 illegitimate siblings, he was registered with the surname Kaye-Edmondson, although they all dropped the Edmondson part

Born in Heptonstall.

On 14th August 1909, he married Elizabeth Smith in the Todmorden Register Office.

During World War I, he served as a Sergeant with the 14th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps.

He died of wounds [10th May 1915].

He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium

Kaye, Jonas
[1865-1916] Born in Huddersfield.

He was a stone mason.

On 30th May 1887, he married Eliza Broomhead [1864-1932] in Kirkheaton.


Eliza was born in Holmfirth
 

Children:

  1. Clara [1888-1963]
  2. James Edward

Kaye, Peter
[18??-1863] Fireman at the dye works of Thomas Crossley & Sons at Halifax,

He was killed when a boiler exploded on 10th August 1863. John Murgatroyd, who was an engine tenter at the works, was charged with manslaughter

Kaye, Robert
[1808-1861] Of Elland.

He was a woollen manufacturer.

He established Robert Kaye & Sons.

On 5th November 1828, he married Sarah Gill [1809-1869] at Elland Parish Church.


Sarah came from Elland
 

Children:

  1. William
  2. Benjamin
  3. Simeon
  4. Uriah
  5. Grace [b 1842] who married John Halstead
  6. Joe
  7. Robert H.

The sons were directors of Robert Kaye & Sons.

Kaye, Robert H.
[1850-1940] Son of Robert Kaye.

He was a director of Robert Kaye & Sons.

He lived at 26 Charles Street, Elland [1940].

He died June 1940 (aged 90).

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £3,103.

Kaye, Robert Henry
[1865-1940] Son of Simeon Kaye.

Born in Elland.

He was a woollen piecer [1881] / a cloth finisher [1914].

He owned a mill in Elland.

He married Amy [1864-19??].

Children:

  1. Gladys [b 1891] who married Harold Whiteley

Kaye, Simeon
[1836-1914] Son of Robert Kaye.

Born in Stainland.

He was a member of Elland Liberal Club / on Elland's Local Board of Health [1881-1885] / court trustee of the Court Temperance of the Ancient Order of Foresters / a tailor employing 1 man & 1 boy [1881] / a woollen manufacturer [1879, 1901] / a director of Robert Kaye & Sons.

On 2nd November 1864, he married Eliza Swindle at Halifax Parish Church.


Eliza from Elland, was the daughter of William Swindle
 

Children:

  1. William [b 1864] who was a woollen piecer [1881], a woollen manufacturer [1914]
  2. Robert Henry
  3. Richard Cobden [1866-1949] who was a woollen piecer [1881], a wool carder [1914]
  4. Clara Blanche [1868-1953]
  5. Lewis Edgar [1870-1953]
  6. Frank Edward [1874-1956] who was a cloth finisher [1910, 1914]
  7. Amy Laura [1878-1962]

The family lived at

  • 57 Elizabeth Street, Elland [1901]
  • Hazlemere, Elizabeth Street, Elland [1914]

Living with them [in 1901], was Eliza's sister Martha Swindle (housekeeper).

Simeon died 15th January 1914.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £11,524 17/4d.

Probate was granted to sons William, Robert Henry, Richard Cobden and Frank Edward

Kaye, Thomas
[1867-19??] Son of Joseph Kaye, woollen carder.

Born in Huddersfield.

He was a milk dealer of 60 Albert View [1900] / a milk dealer [1901, 1911].

In 1900, he married Elizabeth at Christ Church, Pellon.


Elizabeth was the widow of
Walter Mitchell, and mother of 6 children
 

The family lived at

  • 3 Long Lover, Pellon, Halifax [1901]
  • 2 Wyvern Place, Pellon, Halifax [1911, 1917]

Living with them [in 1911] was grandson Frank Law [b 1901]

Kaye, Uriah
[1838-1910] Son of Robert Kaye.

Born in Stainland.

He was a woollen manufacturer at South Lane Mills, Elland [1879] / a woollen manufacturer employing 16 males & 28 females [1881] / a woollen manufacturer at South Lane Mills, Elland [1905] / a director of Robert Kaye & Sons.

On 22nd October 1868, he married Emma Smith [1837-1924] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Sarah Alice [1869-1947]
  2. Elizabeth [b 1871] who was a dress maker [1891]
  3. Thomas Arthur [1873-1887]
  4. James Uriah
  5. Ann [b 1877]

The family lived at

  • Langdale Street, Elland [1881]
  • 39 Back Langdale Street, Elland [1891]
  • 42 Langdale Street, Elland [1910]

Uriah died 6th March 1910.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £9,861 3/4d [Resworn £9,461 3/4d].

Probate was granted to his widow Emma, son James Uriah Kaye, brother Benjamin Kaye, and John Shaw

Kaye, Wilfred
[1885-1918]

He married Ann Elizabeth.

They lived at 55 Closes Road, Brighouse.

During World War I, he served as a Lance Corporal with the Royal Engineers Inland Water Transport.

He died 22nd October 1918 (aged 33).

He was buried at St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France [Grave Ref S II AA 19].

He is remembered on Rastrick War Memorial

Kaye, William
[1???-18??] Of Southowram.

He married Sarah

Children:

  1. John who died 10th April 1833 (aged 6 months) 

infant John is remembered at St Anne's Church, Southowram [Grave Ref: F-T1A]

Kaye, William
[1831-1879] Son of Robert Kaye.

Born in Stainland.

He was a spinner [1853] / a woollen manufacturer employing 9 men, 10 boys & 11 females [1871] / a director of Robert Kaye & Sons.

On 15th August 1853, he married Sabina Wilkinson [1832-1890] at Halifax Parish Church.


Sabina, of Elland, was born in Stainland, the daughter of John Wilkinson, book keeper
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Hannah [b 1854] who was a woollen weaver [1871]
  2. Robert Wilkinson [1856-1903] who was a woollen piecer [1871], a woollen manufacturer [1879]
  3. Nancy Rebecca [1858-1878] who was a woollen piecer [1871]
  4. Louisa [1861-1919] who was a woollen piecer [1871]
  5. Naomi [b 1864]
  6. Albert [1867-1943]
  7. Charles William

The family lived at

  • West Vale [1861]
  • James Street, Elland [1871, 1879]

William died 21st January 1879.

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at under £4,000.

Probate was granted to his son Robert Wilkinson Kaye, his brothers Simeon and Uriah Kaye, and John Farrar

Kaye, William
[1836-1???] Born in Osmotherly.

He was a chemist and druggist [1881].

The family lived at Top of Coldwells Hill, Stainland [1881].

Living with him [in 1881] was his sister Elizabeth [aged 55]

Kaye, William
[1862-1924] Born in Elland.

He was a warehouseman [1888].

On 20th October 1888, he married Goodworth Elizabeth Lowe [1867-1914] at Elland Parish Church.


Goodworth Elizabeth was born in Newport Pagnell
 

Children:

  1. George Kaye
  2. Irvine
  3. Harold [1893-1980] who served with the Duke of Wellington's & was wounded [1917]
  4. William [1896-1941] who served with the Duke of Wellington's [World War I]
  5. Fred [1899-1964] who served with the Northumberland Fusiliers & was posted as missing (28th May 1918) [World War I]
  6. Alice [1900-1951] who married [1925] Joe Appleyard [1903-1971]
  7. Emma [1903-1984] who married [1931] Thomas Bowen Davies [1910-1975]

The children were born in Salterhebble.

The family lived at 32 Saddleworth Road, Elland [1911].

Goodworth Elizabeth died in 1914.

She was buried at All Saints' Church, Dudwell

Kaye, William Henry
[1861-1913] He had several illegitimate children by Hannah Edmondson [1866-1952].


Hannah was described as the housekeeper/servant [1891, 1901]
 

The couple never married.

Children:

  1. John William Kaye
  2. Richard Eli [b 1889]
  3. Florance Annie [b 1891]
  4. Emma [b 1893]
  5. Ellen [b 1895]
  6. Maggie [b 1897]
  7. William Henry [b 1899]
  8. Admiral [b 1902]
  9. Agnes [b 1905]
  10. Harold [b 1907]

All the children were registered with their surnames Kaye-Edmondson but all of them dropped the Edmondson part

Kaye, William Holroyd
[1876-1957] On 15th June 1909, he married Emma, widow of Willie Hepworth Fawthrop.

Children:

  1. Edward Clifford [1910-1978]

 

Kaye Sir John Lister

Kaye surname
There are over 20 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Kaye, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Kaye:


Marriages 1864, 1875, 1878, 1909; Death 1907
 



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